The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 36 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing XML 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.17% 1.81% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 6.49% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £525 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £36.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -9.43%
XML
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
138 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.51% 27.80% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 44 39
Median daily rate £375 £338 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for XML.

1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
5 15 (53.57%) CSS
6 14 (50.00%) IIS
7 12 (42.86%) Java
8 11 (39.29%) Oracle
9 10 (35.71%) Sybase
9 10 (35.71%) .NET
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (35.71%) jQuery
10 9 (32.14%) Web Development
10 9 (32.14%) C#
10 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
10 9 (32.14%) Web Services
10 9 (32.14%) Linux
10 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
11 8 (28.57%) SSL
11 8 (28.57%) Windows
11 8 (28.57%) Middleware
12 7 (25.00%) CMS
12 7 (25.00%) Content Management
12 7 (25.00%) XSLT
12 7 (25.00%) IBM
12 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (21.43%) Cisco
13 6 (21.43%) EMC
13 6 (21.43%) Intel

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (50.00%) IIS
2 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (25.00%) CMS
4 6 (21.43%) Apache
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Drupal
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SSL
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) FCoE
2 6 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) iSCSI
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) Multicast
2 6 (21.43%) NAS
2 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Extranet
4 4 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 6 (21.43%) HBase
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) DB2
5 2 (7.14%) GIS
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.57%) MS Access
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) JUnit
1 4 (14.29%) Maven
1 4 (14.29%) Mockito
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.14%) Gitweb
2 2 (7.14%) Gradle
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) jMock
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) ASP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) Middleware
6 7 (25.00%) XSLT
7 6 (21.43%) Rendezvous
8 5 (17.86%) Ajax
8 5 (17.86%) JMS
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.29%) JSON
9 4 (14.29%) Spring
10 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
10 2 (7.14%) Ext JS
10 2 (7.14%) JPA
10 2 (7.14%) REST
10 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (7.14%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) SUSE
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Web Development
3 7 (25.00%) Content Management
4 6 (21.43%) Benchmarking
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) CRUD
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) AOP
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.14%) Python
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 6 (21.43%) KVM
1 6 (21.43%) NFS
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (21.43%) SRDF
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (21.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Sybase
3 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) DataSynapse
4 6 (21.43%) EMC
4 6 (21.43%) Intel
4 6 (21.43%) NetApp
4 6 (21.43%) TIBCO
4 6 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
5 2 (7.14%) Ektron
5 2 (7.14%) Pega
5 2 (7.14%) Vitria
6 1 (3.57%) BEA
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat